Gerald A. “Jerry” Jackson, 71, of Athens, PA, passed away on Saturday, November 13, 2021, following an extended illness at Bradford County Manor with his beloved wife by his side.
He was born on September 4, 1950, in Towanda, PA, the son of the late Ralph and Doris (Manzer) Jackson.
Jerry was a 1969 graduate of SRU High School. He was a very talented auto body repairman and worked at various garages and dealerships around the Valley and Elmira. He could often be found working in his garage. Jerry loved being outdoors, especially spending time hunting and fishing.
He is predeceased by his son Eric Jackson, sisters, Gloria, Carole, Judy, and Kathy, and brother Kerry.
Jerry is survived by his beloved wife of 52 years Nancy (Detrick) Jackson at home, son and daughter-in-law Jeff and Donna Jackson of Bremerton, WA, granddaughter Olivia Jackson of Bremerton, WA, sister Janice, brother Sam, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Family and friends may call on Saturday, November 20, 2021, from 12pm-2pm at the Lowery-Urban Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 225 South Main Street, Athens, PA. A Celebration of Life Service will follow the service at 2pm.
Burial will held at a later date in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, PA.
Memorial donations may be made in Jerry’s name to: Bradford County Humane Society, US-220, Ulster, PA 18850.
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